The collection consists of records of the work of the Rice University committee of faculty, staff, and students appointed by the president to assess needs, plan provision of space, and establish policies related to parking on the campus. Developments that occurred during the years represented in these records include establishment of fees for parking, and relating revenue to the cost of the campus bus service. Also included is documentation of the planning and negotiation with the City of Houston in order for a traffic light to be installed at the Rice Boulevard boundary of the campus where it meets Sunset Boulevard.
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Permission to publish material from the Parking Committee Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
Biographical / Historical
The Parking Committee is one of fifteen standing committees appointed by the president. At its largest, it numbered nineteen people, a combination of faculty, staff, and students. In 1996-97 and 1997-98 the chairman was Wil Uecker. William Cannady, who had been on the committee in the preceding years, became chairman in 1998-99 and served in that role for the remaining years represented in the collection.
The collection consists of records of the work of the presidentially appointed committee of faculty, staff, and students responsible for planning parking arrangements and policies for the Rice campus. Among the subjects discussed were fees for parking in varied locations, costs of the bus system, and the installation of a traffic light at the Rice Boulevard campus boundary.